Maori Trust Boards (Transitional Provisions) Order 2012

2012/214

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Maori Trust Boards (Transitional Provisions) Order 2012

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 6th day of August 2012

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 9(1)(b) of the Maori Trust Boards Amendment Act 2011, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council and on the recommendation of the Minister of Māori Affairs, makes the following order.

Order

1 Title
  • This order is the Maori Trust Boards (Transitional Provisions) Order 2012.

2 Commencement
  • This order comes into force on 10 August 2012.

3 Transition dates for specified Māori Trust Boards
  • For the purpose of implementing sections 23C, 23D, and 31 to 32 of the Maori Trust Boards Act 1955 (as amended by the Maori Trust Boards Amendment Act 2011), the transition date for—

    • (a) the Tauranga Māori Trust Board is 1 July 2012:

    • (b) the Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board is 1 July 2012:

    • (c) the Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board is 1 July 2012.

Michael Webster,
for Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 10 August 2012, is made under the Maori Trust Boards Amendment Act 2011 (the 2011 Act). That Act came into force on 16 September 2011.

The order provides for an early transition date, as defined in section 9(1) of the 2011 Act, for the 3 Boards listed in clause 3. The order requires those Boards to operate under the amended hui, reporting, budget, and audit requirements of the 2011 Act from their first accounting period after the commencement of the 2011 Act. The first of the amended requirements will arise for those Boards on 1 October 2012.

The new requirements will apply to all other Boards from the second accounting period of each Board beginning on or after 16 September 2011, as provided for by section 9(1)(a) of the 2011 Act.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 9 August 2012.

This order is administered by Te Puni Kōkiri.